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19 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
7327756100
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent service

Was there for a Aunts 90th with about 40 family. Service was outstanding. The salad we were all served was great, and the buffet had a good choice of items all prepared well. Liquor was brought in by family(Ocean grove is a dry town)

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
BobMckie
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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New Paltz, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We finally ate at Bia in Ocean Grove. We visit there often and always thought it would be a nice place to try. We stayed at the Majestic Hotel where the Bia is located . We ate outdoors on their porch . It was a beautiful night but the seating is cramped and tables are covered in old plastic cloths... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Was there for a Aunts 90th with about 40 family. Service was outstanding. The salad we were all served was great, and the buffet had a good choice of items all prepared well. Liquor was brought in by family(Ocean grove is a dry town)

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Allendale, New Jersey
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great location but its the little things that make a difference. The small piece of bread given as an appetizer could have been warmed. The ideal seating is outside on the porch which has very limited seating. you are one block to the beach on the main street. The portions of food are average and prices are as expected for... More 

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New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Delicious! Try the Surf and Turf, The crab and avocado appetizer and the crab cakes, and the scallops!

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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This fantastic restaurant is located on #19 Main avenue in Ocean Grove. It occupies the first floor and its associated porch of Majestic Hotel. Many a times I passed by this restaurant but never experienced its superb food. Finally, last weekend, after reviewing its menu, we stepped up to the porch to have some lunch. The food was superb, out... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had dinner there. Restaurant is small, service was good, food was tasty. It's expensive. My ravioli came floating in bechamel sauce. Fortunately I like sauce. Waiter was v good.

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Secaucus NJ
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What a lovely restaurant! You have a choice to sit inside or on the porch - we opted for a little table for two - food was fantastic - had the best guacamole with crab meat EVER - service was fantastic - and being Ocean Grove, it is a BYO.

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Milton, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We like to walk to Bia's for dinner at least once during vacation. It is located perfectly between our summer home and the beach. The staff is always pleasant. We love to get a seat outside, depending on where they seat us we often feel almost like we have the place to ourselves. The food is always good, flavorful with... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food was excellent. Expect to spend $ 20 - 30 per person. Bia is BYOB (we brought wine) . We arrived at 7:50 and they were closing, but stayed open for our party of 6. Surprised at a beach resort how early the restaurants close.

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Ocean Grove, N. J.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As we live in Ocean Grove, Bia's is of course, easy to get to and the staff and food are great! During the summer, it is fun to sit outside and watch the world go by and as the Majestic where Bia's is located, is on the beach block you can see the Ocean from the porch..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean Grove
  • Phone Number: 7327756100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 70
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, European, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?